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Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

Pakistan defeats West Indies

Caribbean: Despite a defiant knock of 116 runs by middle order batsman Darren Bravo, West Indies went under to Pakistan by 56 runs in the opening match of the Haier Cup Test series at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, Oct. 17. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Bolt to retire next year

Jamaica: Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has announced that he will run his last race on home soil at the Racers Grand Prix in June next year before retiring from competition two months later. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Grenadian kids build confidence with soccer

Grenada: Grenada’s vulnerable children got to learn some sports and vital life lessons playing soccer at a two-day soccer clinic on Oct. 9-10. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Team Jamaica Bickle donates defibrillators to Jamaican high schools

Jamaica: In the wake of the tragic passing of young footballer, Dominic James, a student of St. George’s College in Jamaica, Team Jamaica Bickle, the New York-headquartered organization that provides hospitality support for Jamaican and other Caribbean athletes at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, has announced an immediate donation of 15 Automated External Devices (AEDS) – defibrillators – to schools across the island. Comment

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Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Sir Viv calls for expansion of cricket

Sports: Legendary former West Indies Captain Sir Vivian Richards has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to expand cricket to the non-traditional nations. Comment

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

England, West Indies in day-night Test

Sports: England will host a historic day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston next August in an attempt to attract more spectators to the sport in the British country. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016


Cuba: When the U.S. arrived in Cuba for its first exhibition game in 69 years at the Caribbean island nation, the Americans were surprised by the conditions at Havana’s Estadio Pedro Marrero. The surface was bumpy and filled with brown patches. Comment

Twenty20 matches raise $11.2 million

Sports: A last minute decision to stage two Twenty20 matches between the West Indies and India in Florida, USA, recently has raked in US$11.2 million for the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI). Comment

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

West Indies falls in rankings

Sports: West Indies has plunged to number nine in the International Cricket Council (ICC) International rankings after Pakistan pulled off an emphatic 3-0 series whitewash against the regional team in the third and final One-Day International (IDI) series at the Sheik Stayed Stadium on Wednesday. Comment

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

More support for SVG Penn Relays effort

St Vincent: Hundreds of Vincentians and other Caribbean nationals in the United States on Sept. 24 demonstrated their continued, unflinching support for the nation’s participating in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia by supporting a fundraising Prayer Breakfast at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Windies female cricketers get pay hike

Sports: West Indies women cricketers will at long last get an increase in their pay packets starting Oct. 1, 2016. Comment

Mitchell quits cricket body

Caribbean: Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has quit as chairman of CARICOM’s sub-committee on cricket governance, accusing some of his colleagues of making “divisive” public statements after agreements had been reached at the heads of government level. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

New batting coach

Caribbean: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed former Middlesex and Sussex batsman Toby Radford as batting coach for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tour. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Gayle reconsiders playing Test cricket

Caribbean: Hard-hitting Twenty20 opener Chris Gayle wants to return to Test cricket and is currently holding talks with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to be included in any future Test team. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Bolt sets sight on sports clinic

Jamaica: Olympic legend Usain Bolt has announced that he plans to open a sports clinic in Jamaica after retiring from the sport of track and field. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Cricket audit needed

Sports: Six former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) officials are calling on CARICOM to conduct a forensic audit of the board to save West Indies cricket from a “total collapse.” Comment

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

WICB fires senior coach

Sports: West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons has been fired by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Comment

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Grenada’s PM condems Coach Simmons’ firing

Grenada: Disappointingly once again, and to the detriment of West Indies cricket, I have noted the bizarre action of the West Indies Cricket Board to fire coach Phillip Simmons, just over a year and a half after his initial appointment, and just two days before the team leaves the region on a tough assignment. Comment

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Jamaica, Haiti booted out

Jamaica: Jamaica and Haiti were booted out from World Cup contention after losses in their penultimate matches of CONCACAF qualifying at separate venues recently. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016


Sports: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jozy Altidore made U.S. history. So did Christian Pulisic. Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday night to reach the final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Comment

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Walsh appointed Bangladesh’s bowling coach

Sports: West Indies fast bowling legend Jamaican Courtney Walsh has been appointed the new Bangladesh bowling coach. Comment

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016


Sports: Matt Besler got back to the U.S. team hotel after training on the eve of the United States’ World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grenadines when his cellphone came to life. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Bolt gets lifetime Digicel contract

Jamaica: Telecommunications provider Digicel has given Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt a lifetime a contract on the heels of his historic accomplishments at the recently concluded Rio Olympics in Brazil. Comment

UWI aids park probe

Sports: The University of the West Indies (UWI) Soil Science Department is assisting in the investigation regarding the recent abandonment of the fourth Test between West Indies and India at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain Trinidad. Comment

Windies set to play Pakistan

Sports: West Indies will play their first day-night Test against Pakistan in the United Araba States later this month. Comment

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Cricket sanction

Sports: The Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago could be sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after its outfield was given a “poor’ rating by match referees. Comment

Windies win Twenty20 series

Sports: Rain caused West Indies to win its Twenty20 series (2-0) against India in Florida after the second game was abandoned just over half way through the match. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016


Sports: On Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Thomas Jefferson High School field, fans were treated to arguably the best two games of the season as Team Grenada battled Team Jamaica and Team Antigua and Barbuda and Team Guyana fought for the right to play the 2016 NY Caribbean Cup 25th anniversary final. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016


Sports: Two great New York Caribbean Cup quarter final games were played at Thomas Jefferson High School field in Brooklyn on Sunday, Aug. 21. Comment

Bolt’s last Olympic sprint

Jamaica: Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hailed the achievements of the country’s athletes at the Rio Olympics in Brazil last week. Comment